Well this is fascinating, and very disturbing …

Real science and real people, yes “experts”, are now being attacked by faceless and anonymous “editors” of Wikipedia, for many and various reasons. Someone who’s writing is well respected, but happens to dispute the relevance of “the cholesterol hypothesis” in causing Coronary Heart Disease has just posted that his entry has been removed …

http://drmalcolmkendrick.org/2018/12/18/wikipedia-a-parable-for-our-times/

When you go to Wikipedia to try and find out what’s been happening, you can land here …

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Malcolm_Kendrick

… and you discover the most spurious reasoning behind editorial decision making, where opinion scores higher than fact. If you shout loud enough, and often enough, your opinion counts. Kendrick who never even created his entry, which was biographical, rather than promoting his views, has been removed.

With that information at my disposal, I will now dispose of Wikipedia – they have had the last financial contribution from me!